How to Set Up a LeapFrog Epic

Introduction

The LeapFrog Epic is an Android-based tablet designed entirely for kids that provides a safe, out-of-the-box web experience that expands when they're ready to explore more. This guide will take you through basic setup steps to get your LeapFrog Epic ready to use.
LeapFrog Epic.

1 Unbox & Charge

  1. Unpack your LeapFrog Epic. You will find the following items in the box:
    • LeapFrog Epic tablet with attached stylus and removable bump case.
    • Micro USB A/C charger.
    • Additional Micro USB cable for computer connectivity.
    • LeapFrog Epic printed documentation.
      LeapFrog Epic, unboxed and ready to go.
  2. Plug in your LeapFrog Epic using the supplied Micro USB charger to charge the battery.
    Micro USB charger.
    Side of LeapFrog Epic with highlight around USB charging slot.
  3. Connect the other end of the charger cable to an available power outlet.
    LeapFrog charger plugged into wall outlet.

2 Power On & Initial Setup

  1. To get started with your LeapFrog Epic, press and hold the power button until the screen turns on. You will see a startup animation.
    User about to press the power button on the LeapFrog Epic.
  2. After the startup animation plays, you will be presented with the Welcome screen. Tap Next to begin this process.
    LeapFrog Epic welcome screen with Next button highlighted below.
  3. Choose your country from the list provided. Tap Next to continue.
  4. Next, your LeapFrog Epic will allow you to connect to your Wi-Fi network. Select your Wi-Fi network from the list of available networks by tapping on it. You can skip this step by selecting Do this later at the bottom of the screen.
    LeapFrog Epic with available wireless networks listed.
  5. After tapping on your Wi-Fi network, if it requires a password, you will be prompted to enter it here. Enter your password and tap Next to continue.
  6. On the Set Date & Time screen, ensure Automatic date & time is checked. Select Next to continue.
    Date and Time selection screen on the LeapFrog Epic. Next button highlighted below.
  7. Next, your LeapFrog Epic will check for available system updates. If any are available, they will be applied at this time. Once completed, tap Next to proceed.
    LeapFrog Epic with System Update completed screen. Next button highlighted below.
  8. Accept the license agreement by tapping I Agree.
    Register with agreement and I agree button highlighted below.
  9. At this time, you must either log into an existing LeapFrog account, or select Create a LeapFrog Account if you do not have one.
    LeapFrog account creation page. Create a Leapfrog Account button above, while users with existing accounts can sign in below.
  10. You will now be presented with a selection of different available apps to load onto your LeapFrog Epic. Tap More Info on an app you wish to learn more about.
    LeapFrog setup screen with available apps to download.
  11. Tap the Select button on the app's information screen to choose to download and install it.
    In the example, Jim and the Lost Gems is selected and the Select button is highlighted below.
  12. If you are done selecting apps to install, tap Yes. If there are more apps you wish to add, tap No to be brought back to the list of apps.
    App install confirmation screen with Yes selected.
  13. Once all apps have been selected, downloaded and installed, registration will be complete. Tap Next to complete the registration process.
    Registration complete page with Next button highlighted below.

3 Create Child Profile

  1. Tap the Parent Child icon.
    LeapFrog screen with Parent Child icon highlighted in the upper right. Screenshot.
  2. You will be prompted to enter your four digit Parent Lock code.
  3. After entering your four digit code, you will be brought to the Parent Settings menu. Tap on Child Controls.
    Parents settings menu with Child Controls selected.
  4. Tap on Add another child.
    Child Controls menu with Add another child selected.

You may create a maximum of three player profiles on the LeapFrog Epic tablet.

? Do you need to connect your LeapFrog Epic to Wi-Fi?

  1. Yes
  2. No, I did this during initial setup.

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The LeapFrog Epic is an Android-based tablet designed entirely for kids that provides a safe, out-of-the-box web experience that expands when they're ready to explore more. This guide will take you through basic setup steps to get your LeapFrog Epic ready to use.
LeapFrog Epic.
  1. Unpack your LeapFrog Epic. You will find the following items in the box:
    • LeapFrog Epic tablet with attached stylus and removable bump case.
    • Micro USB A/C charger.
    • Additional Micro USB cable for computer connectivity.
    • LeapFrog Epic printed documentation.
      LeapFrog Epic, unboxed and ready to go.
  2. Plug in your LeapFrog Epic using the supplied Micro USB charger to charge the battery.
    Micro USB charger.
    Side of LeapFrog Epic with highlight around USB charging slot.
  3. Connect the other end of the charger cable to an available power outlet.
    LeapFrog charger plugged into wall outlet.
  1. To get started with your LeapFrog Epic, press and hold the power button until the screen turns on. You will see a startup animation.
    User about to press the power button on the LeapFrog Epic.
  2. After the startup animation plays, you will be presented with the Welcome screen. Tap Next to begin this process.
    LeapFrog Epic welcome screen with Next button highlighted below.
  3. Choose your country from the list provided. Tap Next to continue.
  4. Next, your LeapFrog Epic will allow you to connect to your Wi-Fi network. Select your Wi-Fi network from the list of available networks by tapping on it. You can skip this step by selecting Do this later at the bottom of the screen.
    LeapFrog Epic with available wireless networks listed.
  5. After tapping on your Wi-Fi network, if it requires a password, you will be prompted to enter it here. Enter your password and tap Next to continue.
  6. On the Set Date & Time screen, ensure Automatic date & time is checked. Select Next to continue.
    Date and Time selection screen on the LeapFrog Epic. Next button highlighted below.
  7. Next, your LeapFrog Epic will check for available system updates. If any are available, they will be applied at this time. Once completed, tap Next to proceed.
    LeapFrog Epic with System Update completed screen. Next button highlighted below.
  8. Accept the license agreement by tapping I Agree.
    Register with agreement and I agree button highlighted below.
  9. At this time, you must either log into an existing LeapFrog account, or select Create a LeapFrog Account if you do not have one.
    LeapFrog account creation page. Create a Leapfrog Account button above, while users with existing accounts can sign in below.
  10. You will now be presented with a selection of different available apps to load onto your LeapFrog Epic. Tap More Info on an app you wish to learn more about.
    LeapFrog setup screen with available apps to download.
  11. Tap the Select button on the app's information screen to choose to download and install it.
    In the example, Jim and the Lost Gems is selected and the Select button is highlighted below.
  12. If you are done selecting apps to install, tap Yes. If there are more apps you wish to add, tap No to be brought back to the list of apps.
    App install confirmation screen with Yes selected.
  13. Once all apps have been selected, downloaded and installed, registration will be complete. Tap Next to complete the registration process.
    Registration complete page with Next button highlighted below.
  1. Tap the Parent Child icon.
    LeapFrog screen with Parent Child icon highlighted in the upper right. Screenshot.
  2. You will be prompted to enter your four digit Parent Lock code.
  3. After entering your four digit code, you will be brought to the Parent Settings menu. Tap on Child Controls.
    Parents settings menu with Child Controls selected.
  4. Tap on Add another child.
    Child Controls menu with Add another child selected.

You may create a maximum of three player profiles on the LeapFrog Epic tablet.

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